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Illinois escapes bonkers affair in triple overtime at Rutgers

Malcolm Hill (21) rises up for jumper during Illinois' 68-63 loss to Ohio State on Thursday, Jan. 28 at State Farm Center. Hill shot 3-for-14 and Illinois went 18-for-56 from the field in the overtime defeat.

By Alex Roux

February 4, 2016

Someone had to win Wednesday evening between Illinois and Rutgers, even if it looked for most of the game like neither team wanted to. After coming within a free throw of defeat at the end of regulation and hemorrhaging away a seven-point lead with under a minute left in the first of three overtimes,...

Illini women’s track and field look for strong showing at EIU Big Blue Classic

Illinois' Jennifer DeBellis attempts to vault over the pole during the Orange & Blue meet at the Armory on Saturday, Feb. 21. Illinois' women's team won 1st place out of 5.

By Alex Wallner

April 1, 2015

The Illinois women’s track and field team will compete in the Eastern Illinois University Big Blue Classic this weekend in Charleston, Illinois — its first appearance in the meet since the 2011-12 season. This meet will be the first of two in-state competitions for the Illini in the outdoor season. I...

Illini basketball front court to be tested against Austin Peay

November 21, 2014

The Illinois men’s basketball team will be tested again this weekend. Unlike the first two games of the season that head coach John Groce said were dominated by strong guard play from the opposition, Illinois’ next opponent, Austin Peay, will test the Illini front court. "They really try to throw th...

Illinois draws Indiana in the Big Ten Tournament opener

Illinois' Tracy Abrams (13) passes after driving to the baseline during the game against Indiana at State Farm Center, on Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013. The Illini won 83-80.

March 12, 2014

At this point in the season, there are no secrets. Illinois basketball knows Indiana well, and Indiana knows Illinois well. That’s the nature of conference play, and it’s the nature of the Big Ten Tournament. When the Illini and Hoosiers face each other in the early morning game Thursday in Indi...